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As a high-achieving student interested in Ohio University and business, you have two great options: the College of Business Honors Program or the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) Business Administration Program. Both programs are high quality, academically rigorous, and give a different experience. The table below explains some of the differences. For more information contact Dr. Raymond Frost for the HTC Business Administration Program or Dr. Gary Coombs at for the College of Business Honors.

                                       College of Business Honors                       Business Honors Tutorial

Focus                            College of Business core classes                  Business tutorials

Eligibility                      High School GPA of 3.5                                 Top 10% of High School Class 

                                     ACT 26 or SAT 1170 or higher                       ACT 30 or SAT 1300

 Admissions                 25 students per class                                    Up to 10 students per class

                                    Possibilty for atypical admission spring of freshman year for both programs

 Scholarship                 In addition to merit-based aid,                        Merit scholarship renewable up

                                     CoB Honors provide a $2,000                          to four years depending on 

                                     scholarship renewable annually                       academic performance

                                      for 4 years depending on academic

                                      performance and participation in

                                       the program

Coursework                 Cohort lock-step structure                               Flexible, individualized plan 

                                                                                                      with emphasis in at least one

                                                                                                               area of business

Learning Model           Collaborative with business                             Individual and small group

                                    professionals                                                     tutorial model in collaboration

                                   with professors


Extracurricular            Service project, faculty and                             Service project, faculty, peer,

                                    peer  mentoring programs,                              and alumni mentoring programs

                                    field trips to local and national


Research                      Applied industry consulting                             Senior thesis project

                                     research group project in

                                     collaboration with faculty and

                                     business professionals,

                                     required internship,

                                     required shadowing,

                                     recommended global consulting